Geoff Cook      

Full name Geoffrey Cook

Born October 9, 1951, Middlesbrough, Yorkshire

Current age 64 years 234 days

Major teams England, Durham, Eastern Province, Northamptonshire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Height 6 ft 0 in

Education Middlesborough High School

Geoffrey Cook
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 7 13 0 203 66 15.61 529 38.37 0 2 20 0 9 0
ODIs 6 6 0 106 32 17.66 261 40.61 0 0 6 0 2 0
First-class 460 793 65 23277 203 31.97 37 112 419 3
List A 370 346 28 8456 130 26.59 4 51 154 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 7 3 42 27 0 - - - 3.85 - 0 0 0
ODIs 6 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 460 1238 806 15 3/47 53.73 3.90 82.5 0 0
List A 370 12 10 0 - - - 5.00 - 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut Sri Lanka v England at Colombo (PSS), Feb 17-21, 1982 scorecard
Last Test Australia v England at Sydney, Jan 2-7, 1983 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut India v England at Ahmedabad, Nov 25, 1981 scorecard
Last ODI Australia v England at Brisbane, Jan 16, 1983 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class span 1971 - 1990
List A span 1972 - 1992
Profile

Though a very able county opening batsman, Geoff Cook's main contribution to English cricket has been as an administrator and coach. Having been instrumental in improving the lot of the county pro through his diligent work as secretary and chairman of the Cricketer's Association, in 1991 he returned to his native north-east as Director of Cricket for Durham's maiden season as a first-class county. He 2007 he was named coach and guided the club to their first silverware, the Friends Provident Trophy. However, better followed the following season when Durham secured the Championship with victory against Kent. "I think this is probably my proudest achievement," he said.

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Sep 19, 2013

Geoff Cook kisses the Championship trophy, Durham v Nottinghamshire, County Championship, Division One, Chester-le-Street, 3rd day, September 19, 2013

Geoff Cook kisses the Championship trophy

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Nov 11, 2008

Geoff Cook and Durham are presented with the County Championship title by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, Buckingham Palace, November 11, 2008

Geoff Cook and Durham are presented with the County Championship title by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh

© Durham CCC

Apr 14, 2008

Geoff Cook with the Friends Provident Trophy, Chester-le-Street, April 14, 2008

Geoff Cook with the Friends Provident Trophy

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Country Fixtures Country Results
2nd Investec Test: England v Sri Lanka at Chester-le-Street - May 27-31
England 498/9d Sri Lanka 101 & 442/7 (121.4 ov) (f/o)
Northants v Essex at Northampton - May 28-31
Northants 444 Essex 422/5 (116 ov)
Notts v Durham at Nottingham - May 28-31
Notts 534 Durham 347/7 (86.1 ov)
Somerset v Surrey at Taunton - May 28-31
Surrey 264 & 138 Somerset 102 & 92/2 (23.3 ov, target 301)
Sussex v Derbyshire at Hove - May 28-31
Derbyshire 150 & 45/1 (16 ov) Sussex 447/8d
Kent v Leics at Canterbury - May 29-Jun 1
Leics 341 Kent 72/1 (33.2 ov)
Middlesex v Hampshire at Northwood - May 29-Jun 1
Middlesex 467/3d Hampshire 33/2 (17.1 ov)
Worcs v Gloucs at Worcester - May 29-Jun 1
Worcs 439 Gloucs 52/1 (23.1 ov)
Yorkshire v Lancashire at Leeds - May 29-Jun 1
Yorkshire 308 Lancashire 87/5 (37 ov)
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